07 Mar 18

Arbitration Infrastructure and Development

San Jose, Costa Rica, • Spanish and English with simultaneous translation

ICC Costa Rica is organizing its IX International Arbitration Congress. The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum will hold a conference on the eve of this event.


The IX International Arbitration Congress “Arbitration, Infrastructure and Development” organized annually by ICC Costa Rica will include this year discussions on the role of arbitration on the infrastructure projects, interactive debates and networking opportunities with leading construction practitioners, arbitration specialists and lawyers from around the world. This event will also count with two workshops: a first one, regarding how to prepare an effective case with multiple claims?  and a second one, regarding damage assessment.

Additionally, the Latin-American Chapter of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference that will precede the IX International Arbitration Congress of ICC Costa Rica, on 7 March 2017

Who should attend?

Practicing lawyers, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, arbitrators and other dispute resolution services practitioners, academics and professionals involved and/or interested in obtaining further knowledge and keep up to date with domestic and international arbitration in Latin America.


7 March 2017
13:00-15:00Workshop “How to prepare an effective case with multiple claims”
15:00-15:30Coffee break
17:30-19:00ICC YAF Conference
20:00Welcoming Cocktail
8 March 2017
9:00-9:10Welcoming Remarks
9:10-9:30Keynote speech “Corruption and infrastructure projects, an inevitable pair? What is the role of arbitration?
9:30-11:00Panel on “Financing public infrastructure and arbitration”
11:00-11:30Coffee break
11:30-13:00Panel on “Types of construction contracts and the different distributions of risks”
14:30-16:00Panel on “Particularities of conflicts in construction contacts”
16:00-16:30Coffee break
16:30-18:00Panel on “Multi-tiered clauses: admissibility issues, Dispute Boards”
18:00-18:30Closing Remarks
9 March 2017
9:00-9:30Networking Breakfast
9:30-11:00Workshop “Assessment of Damages”
11:00-11:30Coffee break

Logistical notes


Hotel Marriott San José, 700 meters west from Bridgestone/Firestone La Ribera de Belen, Heredia Province, Heredia, Costa Rica


For more information please contact María Claudia Jiménez or Yorleny Araya at info@icccostarica.com / direccionejecutiva@icccostarica.com or call (506) 4052-4400 ext 1090 or 1091.

Contact us for more information

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 203 9152
  • Project Officer